Stella M.'s Story
Stella M. (Bruno) Maietta, 83 of Youngstown, NY, passed away on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born June 2, 1934 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo "James" and Palma (DiPaolo) Bruno.
Stella was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area and attended local schools. On October 8, 1955, she married Joseph F. Maietta, Sr. in Niagara Falls. Mr. Maietta predeceased her on December 6, 1980.
Stella worked in the Student Center at Niagara University until her retirement. She was a long-time and active member of ISDA Cataract Lodge #240 in Niagara Falls, and was instrumental in organizing activities for the lodge as well as trips for their travel club. Stella was also a member of the Cristoforo Colombo Society and especially enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends.
Mrs. Maietta is survived by her two children, Joseph F. (fiancee Michelle Braun) Maietta, and Lora (Russell) Daniels; her three grandchildren, who she adored, Russell Daniels, Christopher Daniels and Alexis (fiance Matt DiFrancesco) Maietta; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and godchildren. She was also predeceased by two sisters, Angeline (late Sam) Marinello, and Ann (late Louis) Badialli; and one brother, Anthony Bruno.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3-7 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 19th at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Parish at St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls, NY. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online condolences.
Published on April 15, 2018